Jalandhar: Three days after kidnapping, 7- year-old boy Neeraj, found dead at village Nangal Salempur in Jalandhar, on Wednesday. The body was highly decomposed and maggots were witnessed crawling on the body recovered from the fields. A piece of cloth tied with his neck that suggests the child was strangulated. Soon after receiving the information the police teams reached at the spot and shifted the body to civil hospital for postmortem.
While talking to media, Superintendent of police (SP) Parimder Singh said that the victim Neeraj was disappreared while playing outside his house on Sunday. He added that following the incident the family members informed the police regarding the incident. SP said that as the body was recovered in the naked position, it cannot be ruled out that child could have sexually abused before murder. He added that postmortem report will reveal the exact cause of death. Meanwhile the police have registered the case against unidentified persons and initiated the investigation.
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